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Lean Operations and Six Sigma Assignment

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Critical discussion of the literature giving detailed examples of where Lean has been applied, the strategies followed when implementing, the benefits achieved and whether there are any lessons to be learned.

You have been employed as a consultant to implement Lean and 6s within a local SME.The case company details will be provided separately.You have just less than two months to consider all the available material. After which you are required to produce a written document detailing the options the manager should consider. 

Task: 

  • Critical review of the literature giving detailed examples of where within industry Lean and 6s have been applied, the strategies followed when implementing, the benefits achieved and whether there are any lessons to be learned. Based on what you have discovered provide and justify the use of key performance indicators you intend measuring your improvements against.

This is an individual task, student A 

  • Create current and future state Value Stream Maps (VSM).

To be completed as a group of four. 

  • With reference to each side of the factory, (left and right) and relating back to your future state VSM propose approaches which can feasibly be considered when implementing lean and 6s manufacturing principles within the case Stating where the most benefit would be gained. While documenting your implementation plan are there any tools and techniques which you would not implement; either immediately, within the year or indeed at any time? Noting that you need to refer to the literature when justifying your proposal.

This is two separate individual tasks. One student (B) should assess and propose changes to the lefthand side of the factory, another student (C) assessing the righthand side of the factory.

  • Being able to sustain the improvements implemented through Lean-6sigma initiatives is challenging. Critically discuss, with reference to the literature, how you would ensure that any changes implemented within the case company are sustainable in the long

This is an individual task, student D.

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